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19215: Tysabri® Antibody Test Print View
Interpretation      
Technical Results ELISA     
Methods      
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References      

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Antibodies against natalizumab (Tysabri) are found in 4.5% to 14.1% of natalizumab-treated multiple sclerosis patients.

Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient
identification. These forms of identification must also appear on
the requisition form.

Collect whole blood in a red top tube (no-gel) or a serum separator
tube, let it clot for at least 30 minutes at room temperature and
centrifuge within 1 hour of collection. Transfer the serum to a
plastic screw-cap vial for transport to the laboratory.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
83516

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
METHODOLOGY: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay Transport Temperature: Refrigerated






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